M 5.9 in Guam on 23 Jun 2020 17:50 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1223596
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 66.69 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.0038 , 145.5803
Event Date: 23 Jun 2020 17:50 UTC
24 Jun 2020 03:50 Local
Exposed Population: 100000 people in MMI>=IV
About 72000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jun 2020 17:55 UTC

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ahcr Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

4.5 magnitude earthquake north of YigoWed, 24 Jun 2020 13:36:00 +0200.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 that struck 65 kilometers north-northeast of Yigo with a depth of 116.1 kilometers, at 8:33 p.m. (ChST). There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch o
...(more)
No threat of tsunami after 5.9 earthquake off GuamWed, 24 Jun 2020 04:45:00 +0200.

HAGATNA, Guam A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off Guam early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage following the earthquake that struck 55.9 miles (90 kilometers) northeast of Yi
...(more)
5.9 quake shakes GuamTue, 23 Jun 2020 22:09:00 +0200.

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook Guam at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning. There were no reports of any damage or injury, according to the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense. The quake struck about 56 miles northeast of Yigo at
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),